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Minister praises Withern school for 100% phonics success

Staff and pupils at a successful village primary school have been congratulated by a government minister after achieving top results in the phonics screening check.

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Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.
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North Thoresby pre-school celebrates another good report

Little Ducklings Pre-school in North Thoresby has retained its ‘good’ grading following an Ofsted inspection earlier this autumn.

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Youngsters pay their respects to fallen heroes

Children at Little Ducklings Pre-School in North Thoresby, and Eastfield Infants’ and Nursery School in Louth, paid their respects to those who died in the two World Wars last week.

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The Remembrance Service at King Edward VI Grammar School on Friday.

King Edward VI pupils pay tribute to fallen heroes

King Edward VI Grammar School’s Combined Cadet Force (KEVIGS CCF) lined the pathway to St James’ Church as 1,000 members of the school community passed through the doors to listen to the school’s annual Remembrance Service.

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Lincolnshire children get creative to win ultimate Christmas present for school

Children across the county have been getting in the Christmas spirit to try and win £1,500 for their school.

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Consultation on admissions policies for Lincolnshire schools

A consultation is now underway on proposed changes to admissions policies for schools in Lincolnshire for the 2019 intake - and all parents of children aged between 2 and 18 are entitled to take part.

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Alford school gets ‘Positively MAD’ ideas about revision

Students at a secondary school in Alford have been getting advice to help them be fully prepared for important exams.

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GALLERY: Oh baby, see these cute tots splash for cash

Tots from across the county have been splashing for cash to raise money for disadvantaged children and young people.

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Trust founder opens doors to give students ‘world-class’ start

Hundreds of students from across the county will have been getting their books out at school today unaware of the doors that are being opened for them by one of the richest men in the world.

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Combined Cadet Force inspection at KEVIGS

Combined Cadet Force inspection at KEVIGS

The bi-annual inspection for the Combined Cadet Force (CCF) took place at King Edward VI Grammar School yesterday afternoon (Tuesday).

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Holton le Clay parent: ‘He has to wait an hour for the bus!’

Holton le Clay parent: ‘He has to wait an hour for the bus!’

A Holton le Clay mother has spoken of her frustration after a change in school closing times has left her son waiting almost an hour for the bus home every evening.

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‘More than £2.7m’ in the pipeline for Louth & Horncastle schools

Schools in the Louth and Horncastle constituency are set to gain more than £2.7m under the government’s new national funding formula, according to Victoria Atkins MP.

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Louth Academy (South Campus) students wear their new uniforms.

Parents’ fresh anger over new school uniform date change

The Regional Schools Commissioner has given official consent for Louth’s two comprehensive schools to merge and form one Louth Academy from September 2018.

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Executive Principal Martin Brown (right) with Vice Principles Janice Mitchell and Rob Colbert.

Approval granted for Louth schools merger from September 2018

Official consent from the Regional Schools Commissioner means that Louth’s two comprehensive schools will merge to form one Louth Academy from September 2018.

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School in dispute over ‘strict’ uniform rules

Furious parents have hit out at Louth’s Cordeaux Academy after a ‘strict’ new uniform policy resulted in pupils being placed into isolation.

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Gender gap in the classroom

Gender gap in the classroom

With gender stereotypes at home and a glass ceiling in the boardroom, it seems that a battle of the sexes also exists in the classroom.

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Ofsted boost for nursery since its last inspection

A village nursery has received a major boost after being graded ‘good’ in a recent Ofsted inspection - just six months after the nursery was told that it ‘required improvement’.

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Lincolnshire schools show continued success at GCSE

GCSE results across Lincolnshire show continued success this year including a good response to the new English and maths measure.

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